Sesame Tuna & Mango Salad

Tuna is an excellent source of both muscle-building protein and inflammation-fighting omega-3 fats.

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Magnificent Mango 

Containing a unique antioxidant called mangiferin, this ultra-sweet tropical fruit has been shown to inhibit colon-tumor genesis in rats. It has also been found to be helpful in the prevention of Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases as it can protect neuroblastoma cells.

Prep Time
25 min
25 min



  • ½ lime, juiced
  • 2 tbsp coconut aminos or reduced-sodium tamari
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp tahini
  • ¼ tsp toasted sesame oil
  • Pinch ground black pepper


  • 3 cups butter lettuce, torn into pieces
  • 1 mango, peeled and cubed
  • 10 grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 cups sliced cucumber
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and cubed
  • 1 green onion, sliced thinly


  • 1 tbsp each black and white sesame seeds
  • 1½ tsp garlic powder
  • 2 4- to 5-oz sashimi-grade ahi tuna steaks
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil


1. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, place all dressing ingredients. Shake until combined. In a bowl, toss salad ingredients together. Set both aside.

2. On a plate, combine sesame seeds and garlic powder. Press both sides of each tuna steak into the mixture. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet on medium-high. Sear tuna to desired doneness, turning once, 2 to 3 minutes total for rare or 3 to 4 minutes total for medium-rare.

3. Divide salad among plates; drizzle lightly with dressing. Slice tuna, arrange over salad and drizzle with additional dressing. (Tip: If using our Meal Plan, store components separately in the fridge. Dress right before eating.)

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size ½ of recipe
  • Calories 638
  • Carbohydrate Content 54 g
  • Cholesterol Content 50 mg
  • Fat Content 33 g
  • Fiber Content 14 g
  • Protein Content 41 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 5 g
  • Sodium Content 428 mg
  • Sugar Content 31 g